3Doodler PLA 3mm Filament 25 Pack – ‘Essentials’ Mix

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Product overview

• PLA ‘Essentials’ mixed 3Doodler filament pack – containing ‘Tuxedo Black’, ‘Chilli Pepper Red’, ‘Rubber Ducky Yellow’, ‘Greener Grass’ and ‘Royal Blue’
• 3mm diameter filament for the 3Doodler
• PLA is a biodegradable plastic that is easy to print with and has a variety of finishes
• Comes as a 25 piece pack of filament – 5 strands of each colour

What can I make with this filament?

Whatever your doodle, we have the shade for you. The ‘Essentials’ (PL-MIX1) mix comes with ‘Tuxedo Black’, ‘Chilli Pepper Red’, ‘Rubber Ducky Yellow’, ‘Greener Grass’ and ‘Royal Blue’ to create bold and beautiful designs. Make buses, police boxes, submarines or even aliens with this great mix of colours. Compatible with the 3Doodler, this filament is 3mm diameter PLA for a colourful doodle with many different effects.

What’s in this pack?

The pack comes as 25 strands packs with 5 strands of each colour 254mm (10 inch) long. For every inch of strand the 3Doodler can produce up to 10 inches of doodle. The 3Doodler is compatible with both ABS and PLA

PLA is a bio-degradable made from renewable sources such as sugar. The plastic has a lower melting point than alternatives and when heated it gives off a semi-sweet smell. Available in a variety of fun colours, PLA comes in glossy, metallic, translucent and glow in the dark for additional effects. PLA sticks easily to a multitude of surfaces including glass, metal and acrylic and is better for drawing acute angles.

If you’re looking to use or store your doodle in warmer areas, the alternative ABS has a reduced chance of warping at higher temperatures. ABS can also give more flexibility to a doodle.

Storing my filament when not in use

All filaments work better when they are stored in a dry and dust free environment. Moisture can create problems with printing and reduce the lifespan of the filament. To protect your filament it is best to store it in a sealed container or bag with an added sachet of silica gel to ensure when you come to use, or reuse it, you’ll have the best quality doodle every time. When reusing a strand, trim off the part melted tips to improve the feed.

Filaments also available separately
3Doodler PLA 3mm Filament 25 Pack – ‘Greener Grass’ <N14DR>
3Doodler PLA 3mm Filament 25 Pack – ‘Tuxedo Black’ <N12DR>
3Doodler PLA 3mm Filament 25 Pack – 'Chilli Pepper Red’ <N15DR>
3Doodler PLA 3mm Filament 25 Pack – ‘Rubber Ducky Yellow' <N16DR>
3Doodler PLA 3mm Filament 25 Pack – ‘Royal Blue’ <N13DR>


Plastic material type PLA
Colour Tuxedo Black
Chilli Pepper Red
Rubber Ducky Yellow
Greener Grass
Royal Blue
Diameter 3 mm
Filament Length: 254 mm
Process temperature 190 °C – 240 °C (Low)
Pack size 25 strands

Is this plastic compatible for the V2?

Asked by: ASphys
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17
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